[New-bugs-announce] [issue7496] python does not work in command prompt

mohammad report at bugs.python.org
Sun Dec 13 21:35:47 CET 2009

New submission from mohammad <mohammad.madani63 at gmail.com>:

when i type python in my command promp this message is shown :

C:\Documents and Settings\X>python
Fatal Python error: Py_Initialize: can't initialize sys standard streams
LookupError: unknown encoding: cp720

This application has requested the Runtime to terminate it in an unusual
Please contact the application's support team for more information.

what's the problem ?!

components: Windows
messages: 96351
nosy: memol_jpn
severity: normal
status: open
title: python does not  work in command prompt
type: crash
versions: Python 3.1

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